The Bridgewater Independent Obituaries

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December 12, 2018

Robert L. Hill

Robert L. Hill

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Robert L. Hill, 84, of Bridgewater and formally Rockland, died peacefully on November 30, 2018. Loving son of the late Herbert and Martha (Donovan) Hill, and husband of Dorothy J. Nisbet, Robert grew up in East Weymouth, MA . After graduating Boston College High School he...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Dec. 3 to Dec. 12, 2018.

Richard A. Mastria Sr.

Richard A. Mastria Sr.

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Richard A. Mastria, Sr., 89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at the Tidewell Hospice Center Son of the late Silvio and Frances (Donato) Mastria, he was the youngest of three boys, Vincent (Jimmy) Mastria and the late Louis Mastria. He was the devoted...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 30 to Dec. 12, 2018.

Antonietta C. Meier

Antonietta C. Meier

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts

Antonietta C. "Toni" (Minerva) Meier, 87, of Bridgewater, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at the home of Mark and Susan Doherty, under their special care. She was the wife of the late Kenneth B. Meier. Born August 7, 1931, in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Dec. 5 to Dec. 19, 2018.

Linda M. Vodkin

Linda M. Vodkin

Canton, Massachusetts

Linda M. Vodkin, of Bridgewater, entered into rest on December 1, 2018 at the age of 66. Born on July 9, 1952, she was preceded in death by her parents, Eva and Hyman Vodkin, and her brother Larry. She is survived by her brother Michael Vodkin and his wife Lila of Champaign,...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Dec. 3 to Dec. 12, 2018.

December 5, 2018

Dorothee A. Boisclair

Dorothee A. Boisclair

Brockton, Massachusetts

Dorothee A. (Regis) Boisclair, of East Bridgewater, formerly of Brockton, passed away on Saturday Nov. 17, 2018 at the age of 88. She was the loving wife of 63 years to Jean-Paul A. Boisclair. Loving mother of Lucie Lovell of Bridgewater, Jocelyne Meehan of Hanson, and Richard...

Mary M. Ellsworth

Mary M. Ellsworth

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Mary M. Ellsworth (Malaguti) a life long resident of Bridgewater, died in the Halifax Health Hospice in Florida at the age of 103. Mary was born in Bridgewater, daughter of the late Olga (Fortini) and Giuseppe Malaguti and graduated from the Bridgewater Academy in 1932. After...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 25 to Dec. 5, 2018.

Gail Leedberg (Alfieri)

Gail Leedberg (Alfieri)

Brockton, Massachusetts

Gail "Alfieri" Leedberg, age 76, daughter of the late sis (Johnson) Alfieri and Frank Alfieri, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 surrounded by her family. Gail was a resident of West Bridgewater and is survived by 3 children; Deborah Besse, Lisa Jaeger and her husband...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5, 2018.

December 4, 2018

Olga J. Alberghini

Olga J. Alberghini

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Olga J. Alberghini (Cassiani), of Bridgewater died November 15, 2018 in the Good Samaritan Hospital at the age of 94. Olga was born in Bridgewater daughter of the late Adele (Leoncini) and Silvio Cassiani. She was a lifelong Bridgewater resident and worked for Walkover Shoe in...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 19 to Dec. 4, 2018.

William B. Freitas

William B. Freitas

Brockton, Massachusetts

William Borges Freitas age 91, of West Bridgewater, died November 16, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Betty L. (Macey) Freitas. Bill was born and raised in West Bridgewater a son of the late Joseph and Isabel...

December 3, 2018

Marion L. Johnson

Marion L. Johnson

Brockton, Massachusetts

Marion L. (Peterson) Johnson, age 94, of Bridgewater, wife of the late Albert O. Johnson passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Guardian Center in Brockton. Born Monday, May 19, 1924 in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Ethel (Johnson) Peterson....

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 18 to Dec. 3, 2018.

William M. Taro Jr.

William M. Taro Jr.

Brockton, Massachusetts

William M. "Bill" Taro Jr., age 57, of West Bridgewater, died Friday, November 16, 2018 at South Shore Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born in Boston, a son of the late Carolyn (Sullivan) Taro-Briggs and William M. Taro, Sr. Raised in Brockton, Bill was a 1979...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 18 to Dec. 3, 2018.

December 2, 2018

Gail Leedberg

Gail Leedberg

Brockton, Massachusetts

Gail "Alfieri" Leedberg, age 76, daughter of the late sis (Johnson) Alfieri and Frank Alfieri, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 surrounded by her family. Gail was a resident of West Bridgewater and is survived by 3 children; Deborah Besse, Lisa Jaeger and her husband...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 18 to Dec. 2, 2018.

November 28, 2018

Meriel L. Maher

Meriel L. Maher

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Meriel L. Maher, 97, of Bridgewater died peacefully at home with her family on November 10, 2018. Born in Brockton, Mass., she was the daughter of the late William Curtis Morse and Louise (Fortin) Morse. She married the late George Maher Jr. in 1947 and they built their home...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 13 to Nov. 28, 2018.

November 21, 2018

November 14, 2018

Michelle L. O'Keefe

Michelle L. O'Keefe

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Michelle L. O'Keefe, 47, of Bridgewater passed away after a long courageous battle of Huntington's Disease and cancer, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. She was the daughter of Joseph F. Cairns and his wife Elaine and the late Linda S. Logan. Michelle graduated from Cardinal Cushing...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Nov. 2 to Nov. 14, 2018.

November 6, 2018

Emily J. Scroggs

Emily J. Scroggs

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Emily Joan Schroeder Scroggs, of Bridgewater, was born on the Fourth of July, 1934, and left this world on October 27, 2018, after a prolonged struggle with pneumonia. The daughter of the late Reverend Louis Clarence and Emma (Johannaber) Schroeder, Emily was raised in Milton,...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6, 2018.

October 24, 2018

Victor A. Levaggi

Victor A. Levaggi

Whitman, Massachusetts

Victor Albert Levaggi, 57, of Bridgewater, passed away peacefully surrounded by his beloved family on October 8, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born May 2, 1961, in Brockton, to Janet (Moon) Levaggi and the late Albert F. Levaggi. He was a 1979 graduate of...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Oct. 13 to Oct. 24, 2018.

Robert E. Williams Sr.

Robert E. Williams Sr.

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts

Robert E. "Bob" Williams Sr., 86, of West Bridgewater, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 7, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Beverly A. (Thomas) Williams; and father of Robert E. Williams Jr., Rhonda E. Williams, Lisa J. Davis and Lori J. Graney. Funeral...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Oct. 10 to Oct. 24, 2018.

October 17, 2018

Michelle M. Gouthro

Michelle M. Gouthro

Abington, Massachusetts

Michelle Marie Gouthro, 48, of West Bridgewater passed away on October 3, 2018. She was a proud Mom of her daughters Elizabeth Herman, a freshman at Washington and Lee University and Kristina Herman, a junior at West Bridgewater H.S. A strong, determined and compassionate...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Oct. 8 to Oct. 17, 2018.

Joseph L. Rabel Jr.

Joseph L. Rabel Jr.

Hanover, Massachusetts

Joseph Louis Rabel Jr., 55, of East Bridgewater, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 after a brief illness. Joe was a kind, gentle, sensitive and creative man who had many varied interests and talents. He was a gifted poet and photographer, and also enjoyed kayaking,...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Oct. 3 to Oct. 17, 2018.

October 10, 2018

Russell D. Britton

Russell D. Britton

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts

Russell D. Britton, 89, of West Bridgewater, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, September 24, 2018. He was the husband of Charlotte L. "Sally" (Smith) Britton; and the father of David R. Britton, Charles T. Tukis and his late partner Allan Souza, Donna R. Richards...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Sep. 29 to Oct. 10, 2018.

Joseph R. DeCosta

Joseph R. DeCosta

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Joseph R. DeCosta, 95, of New Hampshire, and formerly of East Bridgewater and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. died on September 28, 2018 at Nashua Crossings Assisted Living. He was the son of the late Manuel and Elisa (Rocha) DeCosta. Joseph was a WWII Navy Veteran. He was an Executive...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Oct. 1 to Oct. 10, 2018.

Josephine P. Rezendes

Josephine P. Rezendes

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts

Josephine P. (Holbrook) Rezendes, 85, of West Bridgewater, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital after a period of failing health. In addition to her beloved husband Joseph J. Rezendes, she is survived by her children, Rick...

Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Sep. 30 to Oct. 10, 2018.
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